VIDEO: A TALLY OF TWO CITIES – PARIS vs NY
With only two weeks left to the end of 2012, here’s a quick roundup post of the things that have inspired us over the last couple of days:
“Taiwanese artist and sculptor Mary Leu creates amazingly realistic and detailed wooden sculptures of fabric-made items that could easily be mistaken for the real things. Transforming mundane laundry—such as socks, towels and underwear—into fascinating works of art, one can actually see the miniscule weaves of fabric imprinted on these wood-carved creations upon closer inspection.” via DesignTaxi
Next up is an interesting TEDx talk on shifting our mindsets from consumption to contribution and what designs emerge if we assume that people want to lead selfless lives. TEDxBerkeley Designing for generosity.
A sneak peek inside Google’s top secret data centers by way of images like the two below featured on the Design Milk website.
One of many Tumblr blogs that we have bookmarked is Merde! Petit-Maitre.
As the year draws to a close, online video hub YouTube has unveiled the top 20 most-watched ads of the year.
Earlier this week, the Google Analytics team released a series of comedic video illustrations of Customer Experience when it comes to online shopping. A must watch for ecommerce brands to reconsider how they can sometimes risk annoying & losing potential customer conversions.
Do you have any interesting content that you’ve recently bookmarked?
While the pace of projects may have slowed down a little bit over the past month in the UAE, due to Ramadan & Eid, the team’s been working on a variety of projects, some of which we’ll soon showcase on our blog as well as on our website. Enter our world, here’s a mix of links & videos that have inspired team Zaman.
Logo Design Trends – an online community for talented logo designers.
aWWWards – an awards platform that recognizes and promotes the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world.
David Bailey Photography – David Bailey is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. “This man redefined fashion photography in the 1960s,” Dejana Cvetkovic, Zaman Creative Director
The video below is a rare extensive interview with Master Director Andrei Tarkovsky conducted in 1983 by Donatella Baglivo. Tarvosky was a Soviet and Russian film-maker, writer, film editor, film theorist, theatre and opera director.
What has inspired you this week?
Today’s video comes courtesy of twitter chatter around a TV channel commercial that garnered over 3million views on Youtube in just 2days! The commercial is for the launch of the TNT channel in Belgium and the “protoganist” is a small square in an average Flemish town where nothing really happens…well that is until you push the button ofcourse. Zaman’s verdict? It’s too good not to share.